|Recommended Reading - Yiddish Book Center|
Ben Katchor's Hand-Drying in America and Mark Russ Federman's Russ & Daughters, a cookbook memoir, are the new releases recommended by Emma Morgenstern, Director of the Jewish Book Council Network. Episode 56 March 5, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ben Katchor; Russ & Daughters; Tune in!; Jewish Book Council
|Illustrating letters to a Yiddish Advice Column - Yiddish Book Center|
We visit with artist Liana Finck to learn about her illustration exhibit "A Bintel Brief." On display at the Yiddish Book Center, "A Bintel Brief" is a graphic novel based on letters to the Forverts newspaper's advice column. Episode 62 May 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Liana Finck; Bintel Brief; Yiddish advice column; Tune in!
|Yiddish in Israel? - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron Lansky speaks with Mendy Cahan, the head of Yung Yidish and a moving force behind the surprising resurgence of Yiddish in Israel. Episode 55 February 26, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Aaron Lansky; Mendy Cahan; Yung Yidish; Yiddish; Israel
|Ilan Stavans in Conversation - Yiddish Book Center|
Author, culture commentator, and scholar Ilan Stavans speaks with Josh Lambert about a program originally planned for November 2012. Yiddish con Salsa, a weekend program at the Yiddish Book Center has been scheduled for April 19-21, 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yiddish-con-salsa. Episode 43 September 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Latin American Jews; Ilan Stavans; Josh Lambert; Tune in
|Yidstock 2013: Top names in klezmer to perform July 18-21 - Yiddish Book Center|
We visit with author, music critic, and Yidstock program director Seth Rogovoy to learn about Yidstock 2013 - from the opening concert with the Klezmer Conservatory Band to the Yidstock All-stars closing concert, as well as the workshop and talks that will take place at Yidstock 2013 (July 18-21 at the Yiddish Book Center). For more information and to purchase tickets yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Episode 63 May 21, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in!; Yidstock; Yidstock 2013; klezmer; Seth Rogovoy; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer bands
|Delving into the life and work of Itzik Manger - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron Lansky visits with Professor Efrat Gal- Ed to discuss the work of researching and writing a biography on Yiddish writer Itzik Manger. Episode 57 March 12, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Itzik Manger; Professor Efrat Gal-Ed; Yiddish writers; Manger biography; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
|Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary - Yiddish Book Center|
The story behind the newly released Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary Professor Solon Beinfeld and Dr. Harry Bochner, editors of the new Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, visit with Aaron Lansky and share the story behind their soon-to-be-released dictionary. Episode 46 November 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Solon Beinfeld; Harry Bochner; Yiddish Dictionary; Yiddish-English Dictionary; Aaron Lansky; new Yiddish dictionary
|The story of a zamler (a volunteer book collector) - Yiddish Book Center|
Robert 'Itzik' Goldenberg has been a zamler (a volunteer book collector) for the Yiddish Book Center for the past 20 years. In a conversation with Aaron Lansky, Goldenberg recounts the adventures and encounters with Yiddish he's experienced as a zamler. Episode 54 January 29, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; zamler; collecting Yiddish books; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
|Jewish Cuba: a first-hand account - Yiddish Book Center|
In a conversation with author, scholar, and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar, Sebastian Schulman learns about Behar's Jewish Cuban roots, her family, and her immigration to New York. We also learn about an upcoming trip to Cuba that she will lead, as well as her recently published book Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys. Episode 60 April 23, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ruth Behar; Cuban Jews; Jewish culture; Yiddish and Cuba; Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys; Sebastian Schulman; Tune in!
|Recommended Reading - Yiddish Book Center|
We visit with Emma Morgenstern, director of the Jewish Book Council Network, to learn about a few recently published recommended reads. Episode 52 January 8, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jewish Book Council; Tune in!; Yiddish Book Center podcast; Jewish books; Jewish authors; Sarah Benor; Janice Steinerberg; Becoming Frum; The Tin Horse
|Now in Yiddish -- "Der Hobit (The Hobbit)" - Yiddish Book Center|
Barry Goldstein's Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Hobbit; Hobit; Yiddish Hobbit; Barry Goldstein; Yiddish translation; The Hobbit in Yiddish; Der Hobit; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!; Yiddish Book Center podcast